Teach Yourself Electricity and Electronics, Sixth Edition

Teach Yourself Electricity and Electronics, Sixth Edition

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Learn electricity and electronics fundamentals and applications-all without taking a formal course

This fully updated guide offers practical, easy-to-follow instruction on electricity and electronics. Written by a pair of experienced instructors, Teach Yourself Electricity and Electronics, Sixth Edition, features plain language explanations and step-by-step lessons that make it easy to understand the material quickly. Throughout, detailed illustrations, practical examples, and self-tests reinforce key concepts. Inside, you'll find all-new coverage of switching power supplies, class-D amplifiers, lithium-polymer batteries, microcontrollers-even the Arduino electronics platform.

This up-to-date sixth edition covers:

* Direct Current (DC) Circuits

* Resistors

* Cells and Batteries

* Magnetism

* Alternating Current (AC) Circuits

* Inductors and Capacitors

* Phase

* Inductive and Capacitive Reactance

* Impedance and Admittance

* AC Power and Resonance

* Transformers and Impedance Matching

* Semiconductors, Diodes, and Transistors

* Integrated Circuits (ICs) and Electron Tubes

* Amplifiers and Oscillators

* Wireless Transmitters and Receivers

* Digital Circuits

* Microcontrollers, including the Arduino

* Transducers, Sensors, Location, and Navigation

* Acoustics and Audio

* Lasers

* Advanced Communication Systems

* Antennas for RF Communications
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Product details

  • Paperback | 768 pages
  • 185 x 229 x 38mm | 1,111g
  • OH, United States
  • English
  • 6th edition
  • 100 Illustrations, unspecified
  • 1259585530
  • 9781259585531
  • 115,120

About Stan Gibilisco

Stan Gibilisco is a professional technical writer who specializes in books on electronics and science topics. He is the author of The Encyclopedia of Electronics, The McGraw-Hill Encyclopedia of Personal Computing, and The Illustrated Dictionary of Electronics, as well as over 20 other technical books. His published works have won numerous awards. The Encyclopedia of Electronics was chosen a "Best Reference Book of the 1980s" by the American Library Association, which also named his McGraw-Hill Encyclopedia of Personal Computing a "Best Reference of 1996."
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